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How to Afford the Big Stuff Nov. 05, 2020

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You don't need me to tell you that we're living in uncertain economic times. One day, stocks are pl... Read More

Simple Money Rules to Live By Nov. 04, 2020

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I have a quirk, a kind of brain glitch that annoys me to no end. I cannot easily distinguish left fr... Read More

Is Your Financial 'Go Bag' Packed and Ready? Oct. 28, 2020

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Dear Carrie: I know I need an emergency fund, but with all the disasters happening these days, what ... Read More

7 Important Questions a Financial Plan Can Help You Answer Oct. 14, 2020

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Dear Readers: October is the month for fall colors, a chill in the air, Halloween — and financ... Read More

Could More Screen Time Give Your Kids a Financial Head Start? Oct. 07, 2020

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Dear Readers: I have an unusual question for you: If your kids could learn about paying off a mortga... Read More

Paying for Long-Term Care: Explore Your Options Sep. 30, 2020

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Dear Carrie: My husband and I are curious about long-term care insurance. It all seems so confusing.... Read More

Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You? Sep. 23, 2020

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Dear Carrie: My wife and I are in our 60s and looking at ways to reduce our expenses when we retire.... Read More

What Should You Do If Your Employer Suspends Your 401(k) Match? Sep. 16, 2020

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Dear Carrie: My employer recently stopped offering a 401(k) match. I've always tried to contribute e... Read More

Americans Want Financial Literacy ... Now! Sep. 09, 2020

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Dear Readers: Today, I'd like to turn the tables and ask you a question: Let's say you could desig... Read More

How Do You Recognize Financial Abuse? Aug. 26, 2020

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Dear Carrie: I'm concerned that my son is in a financially abusive relationship. Because his fiancee... Read More

Are You Planning a Post-Pandemic Wedding? Aug. 19, 2020

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Dear Carrie: My fiance and I were just starting to plan our wedding when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. ... Read More

Do Asset Allocation and Diversification Still Work? Aug. 12, 2020

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Dear Readers: Here we go again. In early March, the COVID-19 pandemic brought the 11-year bull marke... Read More

Sun Opposes Jupiter Jul. 14, 2020

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There was a time when commuting to work seemed like a demand of the modern workaday world and an inc... Read More

Laid off and Worried About Money: What to Do Next? Jul. 01, 2020

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Dear Carrie: I'm a single parent with two middle school-aged kids and was just laid off because COVI... Read More

Redditors Asked Carrie These Financial Questions. Can You Relate? Jun. 10, 2020

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Dear Readers: Recently, I did my first ever Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA). I was really excited about... Read More

Stressed About Money? You're Not Alone May. 20, 2020

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Dear readers: The recent market plunge has a lot of people feeling more anxious than usual. Not surp... Read More

Let's Talk to Our Kids About Money May. 13, 2020

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Dear Readers: With so many families around the country facing financial challenges as a result of th... Read More

Ordinary Ways to Give Back During Extraordinary Times May. 06, 2020

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Dear Readers: From singing on the balcony to community cheers for those on the front lines to young ... Read More

Looking for the Best Place to Stash Your Cash? Apr. 29, 2020

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Dear Carrie: I just lost my job and received my final paycheck with a small amount of severance mone... Read More

Today's New Financial Reality: How to Get Through the Tough Times Apr. 15, 2020

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Dear Readers: Today we often hear the phrase "extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures." ... Read More